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Expanded Walmart reopens at Eastport Plaza

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Walmart is reopening its expanded store in the Eastport Plaza, with 75 new employees and a ceremony awarding $93,000 in donations to local nonprofits.

 

PDC working with developers to make Grove Hotel into a hostel

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The Portland Development Commission is expected to approve a deal to renovate the Grove Hotel in Old Town into a hostel for young creative types.

 

Sealy closing North Portland plant

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Sealy is closing its Portland mattress factory that employs 128.

 

Icahn buys stake in Greenbrier

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Carl Icahn is among a group of investors who have taken a 10% stake in Lake Oswego-based railcar maker Greenbrier.

 

Vestas Americas gets new president

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Chris Brown is replacing Martha Wyrsch as Vestas Americas' president.

 

Oregon hospitals cut back induced births

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Hospitals in Oregon have taken steps to cut back on the trend of inducing early birth for non-medical reasons.

 

Group blames Oregon job losses on international trade

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Oregon Fair Trade Campaign says international trade is causing job losses for the state's technology work force.

 
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